Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
1006 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

Cleburne-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-
1006 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a threat of severe thunderstorms across all of Central
Alabama today through tonight with storms arriving from the west and
spreading across the area into this evening. The threats include
damaging winds, brief tornadoes, and hail. Some heavy rain at times
is possible as well.

Outside of storms, strong gusty gradient winds will be possible
today into this evening. Sustained winds will be 15 to 25 mph with
gusts to 35 mph or higher. The highest winds will be observed in the
higher elevation areas. These gradient winds can be expected through
at least 10 PM this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Some strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across the far
eastern counties through possibly as late as 10 AM.


Activation of storm spotters and emergency management will likely be
needed at times today on into Monday morning.



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